African Indigenous Language Film Festival (Ailff) (1)


01 Dec 2022
Call for entries

01 Feb 2023
Festival closed

01 Dec 2023
Notification date

28 Mar 2023
31 Mar 2023


Jide Ayo close,  100213, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Festival description
Short film festival

Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Music Video
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Online and Physical Location
 January 2017
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Required
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films 
 Any language
English French Portuguese
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Festival start: 28 March 2023      Festival end: 31 March 2023

African indigenous language film festival (Ailff) is the celebration, promotion and projection of African Language films, arts, culture as we leverage our film as a tool towards realizing these set cultural ideals.

Best Subtitle
Best Feature Film
Best Short
Best Cinematography
Best Sound
Best Set Design
Best Costume
Best Make - up
Best Actor (Male) Africa
Best Actor (Female) Africa
Best Director

Best Feature
Best Short
Best Documentary
Best student Film
Best Animation



The festival committee reserves the right to exclude films which are not in conformity with aims of the festival or which will offend the national feelings and susceptibilities of any participating country, or are likely to promote racial discrimination. Films not presenting sufficient technical qualities for good public screening can also be refused.

Only films in African Indigenous languages will be admitted by the festival committee. Also, all films intended for this festival must be subtitled in either the following languages: English, French or Portuguese.



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